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UCLA researchers have cured cat allergies in mice. No word on if they've cured dog allergies in cats. The therapy involves stopping the allergic reaction on a molecular level and can be injected. The hope is that it will eventually lead to a shot that we humans can take to stop the sneezing.

The research team isn't just interested in improving relationships between cats and mice, they are hopeful that the approach might also fight food allergies. Thank goodness. We're tired of our pets vomiting on the carpet.

Photo by Mark Von Minden.